Monday, March 22, 2010

I Read This As "NKorean Bloggers"

NKorean Loggers in Russia Making Defection Bids:

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The North Korean's note, scrawled in pen, was simple: 'I want to go to South Korea. Why? To find freedom. Freedom of religion, freedom of life.'

The ex-logger, on the run from North Korean authorities, handed the note over to a South Korean missionary in the Russian city of Vladivostok last week in hopes it would lead to political asylum.

Just before he was to meet Thursday with the International Organization for Migrants, a team of men grabbed him, slapped handcuffs on him and drove off, rights activists in Moscow said Friday. He was spirited away to the eastern port city of Nakhokda, where he is sure to be handed back over to North Korean officials and repatriated to his communist homeland, activists said in Seoul. ...

Full article: NYT


I was thinking, what the fuck, 40,000 North Korean Bloggers in Russia?? How many hits would THEIR shitty blogs get?

(misappropriated from Tim @ Cultural Snow)


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